Posts Tagged ‘Gearbox’

Episode 150: Made It This Far

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Episode 150: Made It This Far

– In our one-hundred and fiftieth show, AsphaltRanger, Sparkstalker and I talked about the usual.  Battlefront II is returning as expected and it’s covering all era’s of Star Wars.  Call of Duty is returning to their WWII roots.  And the Scorpio spec’s were released.  They are awesome.

Scorpio Screenshot of Forza 6 Apex
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C8u0qKzUMAEJkgH.jpg

Episode 115: Wrath of the Internet

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Episode 115: Wrath of the Internet

– We are back, and we talk about two of the of the hottest topics in gaming.  Gabe Newell gets downvoted on Reddit and immediately pulls support for something he proposed.  And Star Wars Battlefronts is reveled to mixed reactions.

Star Wars Battlefronts Will Release 11/17
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/17/8439267/star-wars-battlefront-release-date-2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwWLns7-xN8
Will Connect RotJ and TFA
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/17/8438973/star-wars-battlefront-connect-return-of-the-jedi-force-awakens
Valve Offers Paid Mods on Steam
http://www.polygon.com/2015/4/27/8496523/steam-paid-mods-skyrim-opinion-argument
Gabe Newell Defends Paid Mods on Steam
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/04/27/gabe-newell-addresses-controversy-over-paid-steam-mods/
Gabe Newell Gets Downvoted on Reddit
http://kotaku.com/even-gabe-newell-gets-downvoted-on-reddit-1700491663
Valve Pulls Paid Mods from Steam
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/27/8505899/valve-steam-paid-mods-removed-canceled
Some Want Paid Mods
http://steamed.kotaku.com/some-people-are-pissed-that-skyrims-paid-mods-are-gone-1700837400/+nathangrayson
Mad Max – Gameplay Trailer
http://www.polygon.com/2015/4/23/8479877/max-max-gameplay-trailer-batman-combat-car
Disney Infinity 3 Will Have Star Wars Figures
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/30/8524949/disney-infinity-star-wars-leak
Sony On Return To Profitability Thanks to PS4/PS Camera
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/04/30/sony-on-road-to-recovery-thanks-to-strong-ps4-and-camera-sensor-sales/
Gearbox Franchise Director Leaves
http://www.polygon.com/2015/4/20/8457035/borderlands-franchise-director-leaves-gearbox-matthew-armstrong
OUYA Is For Sale.  The Whole Company, Not Just the Console
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/28/8509005/ouya-android-microconsole-reportedly-seeking-buyer-debt
Super Troopers 2 Pulls in $4.4 Million
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/super-troopers-2/x/10282517

Episode 105: No Lone Ranger

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Episode 105: No Lone Ranger

– In this episode, the show must go on without AsphaltRanger so Spark and Jedi actually go on without him.  We talk about getting wisdom teeth pulled, and why PleX is so great at least for some.  We also talk video games and the what is being called the Tiny Console War.

The Tiny Console War
http://www.polygon.com/2014/10/6/6923975/razer-microconsole-playstation-tv-amazon-fire-tv
The Google Nexus Player
http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/15/6982375/google-nexus-player-android-tv-set-top-box-announced
The Crew Delayed until 12/2
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/10/06/the-crew-delayed-to-december-adds-a-beta/?ncid=rss_truncated
Might Also Have a Pay To Win Model
http://www.videogamer.com/xboxone/the_crew/news/the_crews_microtransactions_let_you_buy_performance_parts_with_real_world_cash.html
PvZ: Garden Warfare Now In EA Vault
http://www.ea.com/news/plants-vs-zombies-garden-warfare-joins-the-vault-on-ea-access
The Playstation TV Released 10/14, What ArsTechnica Thinks
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/10/playstation-tv-impressions-small-things-come-in-small-packages/
Plex Is Now On The Xbox One
http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/6/6918079/plex-launches-on-xbox
“RoomAlive” In Development
http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/5/6912979/microsoft-roomalive-research-projector-system
Screenshots and Themes Coming to Xbox One
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/10/08/spencer-screenshots-themes-and-more-coming-to-xbox-one/?ncid=rss_truncated
Gearbox Hit With Bomb Threat
http://www.polygon.com/2014/10/4/6906643/gearbox-boss-randy-pitchford-tweets-bomb-threat-scare
HBO Coming to Cordcutters Everywhere in 2015
http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/10/2015-will-be-the-year-you-can-buy-hbo-content-without-a-tv-subscription/
Stone Brewing coming to RVA!!!!
http://www.richmond.com/food-drink/article_eedf9ccc-b12c-11e3-bc92-0017a43b2370.html

 

Episode 100: The Mattrick Triangle

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Episode 100: The Mattrick Triangle

– In our 100th Episode, we got the band back together! We have a very special segment of our best moments over the past 100 episodes. We also talk about games, Prometheus and Benny Hill.

EA Access Pass – Good, Bad or Indifferent
http://www.ea.com/news/ea-announces-ea-access-on-xbox-one
Sony: EA Access Not a Good Value
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2014-07-30-sony-says-ea-access-program-isnt-good-value
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/sony-ea-access-wouldnt-provide-value-for-playstation-owners/
The Crew: Coast to Coast in 40 Minutes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4cWF95qAgs
Destiny: Six Play Raids only Playable with Friends
http://www.xboxachievements.com/news/news-18831-Destiny-s-Six-Player-Raids-Can-be-Tackled-Only-With-Friends.html
Rod Ferguson on Gears of War One
http://www.polygon.com/2014/8/1/5958879/gears-of-war-black-tusk-rod-fergusson
– “And in terms of those pillars — things like the cover system, the quick reload, the combat — those likely won’t be messed with much by Black Tusk, at least not initially.”
Evolve Pushed Back to February 2015
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/08/evolve-pushed-back-from-october-to-february-2015/
PS Now Only Streams PS3 Games
http://kotaku.com/sony-wont-explain-whats-up-with-ps1-ps2-games-on-playst-1613309553
Sony Working On Subscription Plan for PS Now
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/sony-working-on-subscription-plan-for-playstation-now-streaming/
Xbox One to Launch in China on 9/23
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/30/5951417/xbox-one-china-sept-23-release-date
Nintendo Lost $97 Million Last Quarter
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/30/5951041/nintendo-quarterly-results-2014
GameStop to Start Issuing Credit Cards
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/report-gamestop-to-start-issuing-credit-cards/
Deep Silver Buys Homefront IP
http://kotaku.com/deep-silver-buys-homefront-1613349084
Rumor: Crytek’s Management Quit the Week of 7/14
http://kotaku.com/sources-crytek-usas-leadership-quit-last-week-1613456108
Gearbox Blames Sega for Aliens: Colonial Marines
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/gearbox-responds-to-aliens-class-action-lawsuit-throws-sega-under-bus/

Episode 92.5: PAX East Unplugged

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Episode 92.5: PAX East Unplugged

– In this special episode, we talk conspirasy theories involving Gearbox and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, PAX East, and Hot/Not-So-Hot Cosplayers.

Episode 89: Man Crush’s and Goodbye’s

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Episode 89: Man Crush’s and Goodbye’s

– Tonight on a very special episode of Mad As Hell Gamers, we say goodbye to Jack Tretton, and Julie Larson-Greene, and the Ouya.

The Rise and Fall of Ouya, From Indie Console Darling to Indie Console Dud
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/7/5478198/the-indie-game-console-may-already-be-dead
No Micro Transactions in PvZ Garden Warfare…At Launch
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/02/22/no-microtransactions-in-pvz-garden-warfare-at-launch/?ncid=rss_truncated
Titanfall To Get Season Pass
http://www.pcgamer.com/2014/03/05/titanfalls-zampella-confirms-paid-dlc-and-season-pass/
PS3 Gets HBOGo
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/4/5469592/hbo-go-app-playstation-3-release-date
…And Comcast Is Blocking HBOGo on the PS3
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/5/5474850/comcast-isnt-letting-customers-watch-hbo-go-on-ps3
Jack Tretton Steps Down
http://kotaku.com/sony-ceo-jack-tretton-steps-down-1538028448
Stephen Elop (the Man Who Said as CEO of MS, He’d Sell the Xbox Brand) is Now in Charge of the Xbox Brand
http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/24/5444160/microsoft-management-shift-elop-larson-green-devices-services
Twitch Launching on Xbox One on 3/11
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/02/25/twitch-titanfall-xbox-one/?ncid=rss_truncated
Microsoft Wants Xbox Live to Power Android and iOS Games
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/3/5465250/xbox-live-android-ios-cross-platform-games
Nintendo Online for Wii and DS Will Be Discontinued on 5/20
http://kotaku.com/nintendo-killing-online-services-for-wii-ds-1532216462
Gearbox Suing 3DRelms for Making Another Duke Nukem Game
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/02/23/gearbox-suing-3d-realms-interceptor-for-unauthorized-duke-nuk/?ncid=rss_truncated
Seth Rogan Starring In a Movie About the 90’s Console War
http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/24/5442246/seth-rogen-is-working-on-a-movie-about-the-90s-console-wars
700 Employees from Disney Interactive Laid Off
http://kotaku.com/disney-lays-off-700-employees-1537889729
Could Amazon Buy the Xbox Brand from Microsoft?
http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/02/22/is-amazon-about-to-buy-the-xbox-brand.aspx
Peter Moore Thinks Digital Sales Will Overtake Retail In Two Years
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/02/24/eas-peter-moore-digital-revenue-will-overtake-retail-in-two-ye/?ncid=rss_truncated

Episode 69: Mad Panty Droppers

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Episode 69: Mad Panty Droppers

– In the all sex podcast, we were joined by a new co-host that completely made the show.  We also talk about a lot of things that make us angry.  If we didn’t offend you, then we didn’t do a good enough job, so give us another chance.

An Xbox Exclusive Mech Game?
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/04/30/rumor-respawn-game-exclusive-to-next-xbox/
Last Borderlands 2 Season Pass DLC is All About Tiny Tina
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/05/02/next-borderlands-2-dlc-is-tiny-tinas-assault-on-dragon-keep/
SEGA and Gearbox Sued over Aliens: CM
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/05/01/gearbox-sega-sued-over-aliens-colonial-marines
Wii-U in Trouble?
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/05/01/nintendo-tells-wii-owners-that-wii-u-is-not-just-an-upgrade?abthid=5181a228a121ab926e00001e
EA Blitzes Nintendo, Sacks Madden NFL for 2013 on the Wii-U
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/05/02/no-madden-nfl-football-from-ea-sports-on-wii-u-in-2013/
EA To Skip Wii-U for All Next Gen Games
http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/08/ea-frostbite-nintendo-wii-u/?utm_source=Feed_Classic_Full&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Engadget
EA To Make and Distribute All Future Star Wars Games
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/05/the-future-of-star-wars-games-belongs-to-ea/
EA Getting Rid of Online Passes
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/05/15/ea-online-pass-ends/
Ouya to Allow Porn Onto Console
http://ouyaforum.com/showthread.php?2300-Unlimited-Adult-Streaming-App-Set-To-Launch-For-Ouya
Google Play is Official. It Offers Multiplayer Gaming and Achievements
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/05/15/google-play-launches-game-services-for-mobile-social-cloud-gam/
Gears Movie Back in the Works
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/04/29/variety-gears-of-war-movie-script-back-in-the-works/
Top Five Games with a Sex Scene
#1 – GTA San Andreas – Hot Coffee
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyR3qgw9g1k
#2 – Mass Effect – Lesbian Sex
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bibTpvXq6E
#3 – God Of War III: Chains of Olympus
#4 – Far Cry 3 – Trailer at E3!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-gi9-aqp4g
#5 – Mass Effect series
Other creepy sex games:
Custer’s Revenge –
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qY2AqKCpGkk
Phantasmagoria –
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLgvcdACskg
Leisure Suit Larry –
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqXpWJhsuaI
BMX XXX –

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBJGZmWX2bA

 

 

Episode 67: Alien Acid Fecal Matter

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Episode 67: Alien Acid Fecal Matter

– In this episode, we talk about why Xbox rumor don’t mean the crap they are printed on.  Why Gearbox has fallen as fast and as far as they have in the amount of time that they have.  And why we hate ads.

RIP LucasArts
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2013/04/03/disney-closes-game-publisher-lucasarts.aspx
LucasArts Confirms First Assault and 1313 Halted
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/04/04/star-wars-1313-halted-says-lucasfilm/
Jedi Outcast and Jedi Academy Go Open Source (Hello Ouya!)
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/04/after-lucasarts-closure-jedi-outcast-and-jedi-academy-go-open-source/
Looking Back At LucasArts
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/04/looking-back-at-our-favorite-lucasarts-gaming-classics/
Borderlands 2 to Get Level Cap Increase to 61, New Character for $10
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/03/24/borderlands-2-getting-new-class-level-cap-raise-in-the-next-few/
Now Available
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/04/02/borderlands-2-level-cap-raise-available-now-for-a-fee/
Doom 4 Headed to Next Gen Consoles
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/04/report-troubled-doom-4-being-retargeted-for-next-generation-systems/
Gearbox: “We’re Committed to Our Games” (Referring to A:CM)
http://www.ign.com/videos/2013/03/24/gearbox-on-aliens-colonial-marines-were-committed-to-our-game-pax-east
SEGA Europe Admits That the Trailer for A:CM Doesn’t Match Final Product
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/04/03/sega-europe-asa-aliens-colonial-marines/
First SimCity DLC is Paid Advertisement…
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/04/simcitys-nissan-dlc-the-right-idea-at-the-wrong-time/
Ouya Pissing on Big N, Will Allow Nintendo Emulator’s At Launch
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/03/ouya-to-bolster-launch-games-with-nes-snes-n64-emulation/?comments=1
Ouya Launch Games Listed
http://30plusgamer.com/ouya-launch-games-list/
Video Games in Men’s Urinals
http://www.nbc12.com/story/21802405/video-games-appear-in-urinals-at-ballpark
Leaked Info on NeXbox Controller (No Pictures) – Credible?  ….. Oh its on…..A.R.
http://www.noshitshurlock.com/first-details-on-new-xbox-720-controller/

 

Episode 64: Them Derpin’ Aliens

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Episode 64: Them Derpin’ Aleins

– In this special episode, Sparkstalker leads us off, we RANT some, and then rant some more about Gearbox and Aliens and then we rant even more.  We also had a little technical difficulties but recover nicely.

The New PlayStation
– Did Sony just say: “Screw E3, we’ll do it in February”?
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/sony-reveals-the-first-official-details-of-the-playstation-4/
It Will Not Block Used Games
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/sonys-yoshida-playstation-4-wont-block-used-games/
Dualshock 4 with touchpad (about the size of a business card), not touchscreen, and camera (that looks like Kinect)
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/sony-unveils-new-dualshock-3d-camera-for-playstation-4/
No Backwards Compatibility/PSN Purchases Will Not Carry Over to PS4
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/21/psn-transfers-ps4/
4K Video Confirmed for the PS4
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/21/ps4-will-output-video-in-4k-but-not-games/
PS4 in a nutshell
http://kotaku.com/5985838/one-playstation-4-developer-has-seen-the-future
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rJDn0jRnUQ&feature=youtu.be
Randy Pitchford Acting Like a Bitch and Looking Into Why E3 Demo Was Different Than the Game
http://www.nowgamer.com/news/1815816/gearbox_looking_into_explanation_of_why_aliens_was_so_different_to_demo.html
Randy Bragging about being able to do Aliens Post E3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZuUQy_T2I4
Destiny: Here It Is
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/activision-and-bungies-destiny-reveal-big-on-hype-low-on-details/
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/17/recapping-bungies-destiny-reveal/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=EwOUi4JDC4o
Reddit Summary
http://www.reddit.com/comments/18p71b
Gears of War: Judgment – No Horde Mode…BAD
http://www.trueachievements.com/n12348/gears-of-war-judgment-multiplayer-details.htm
60% of Gamers Will Not Buy New Xbox if Used Games Are Not Allowed – Says GameStop
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/gamestop-60-of-customers-wont-buy-console-that-doesnt-play-used-games/

Episode 62: Lens Flare Free

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Episode 62: Lens Flare Free

– In this episode, Spark, Ranger and I finally talk about the Game of the Generation and you might be surprised and not surprised by some of the answers.  We also talk about gun politics and classic sci-fi movies like the Running Man.  We had to split!  Enjoy the show and don’t forget to fill out the survey.

The Gun and Games Debate
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/01/did-president-obama-just-order-the-government-to-study-video-game-violence/
Obama and Biden Try to Curb Gun Violence in Video Games
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/14/vice-president-joe-biden-to-games-industry-you-have-not-been-s/
House Bill To Fine Games with No ERSB Rating, Ban Selling AO Titles to Minors
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/17/house-bill-proposes-fines-on-retail-games-without-esrb-ratings/
Dead Island: Riptide’s Cool Statue
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/15/dead-island-riptides-uk-zombie-bait-edition-comes-with-blood/
Deep Silver Apologizes for the statue, but No Mention of Pulling It
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/15/deep-silver-apologizes-for-gruesome-statue/
SW: The Old Republic – Now with More Gay Planets
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/01/old-republic-to-segregate-same-gender-relationships-to-a-single-planet/
Disney Infinity Is the Next Skylanders
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/15/disney-infinity-powered-by-plastic-incredibles-monsters-pirate/
Similar Price to Skylanders Too
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/16/disney-infinity-starter-pack-priced-74-99-play-sets-34-99/
Full Character List
http://www.joystiq.com/screenshots/disney-infinity/#/30
Gearbox Turned Down Doing a CoD Game
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/386247/gearbox-turned-down-offer-to-develop-call-of-duty-game-report/
– “You have to do what is expected of a Call of Duty. In this I see but no real challenge for us.” – Randy Pitchford
Amra Devs Accused of Spying in Greece Are Out on Bail
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/15/detained-arma-devs-released/
Sony/Kevin Butler Settle Suit
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/191115/sony-settles-with-kevin-butler-actor-over-bridge.html#axzz2I6orQvBH
Atari Files for Bankrupcy
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/01/todays-atari-bankruptcy-latest-in-a-long-history-of-corporate-deaths/
THQ Sells Into Five Parts
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/24/court-approves-thq-asset-sales/

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